Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Supreme Court

February 6, 2023

Supreme Court affirms Lawan Yobe North senatorial candidate for APC

Justices Emmanuel Agim and Adamu Jauro, two other judges on the five-member panel, dissented from the majority ruling.

Ahmad Lawan and Bashir Machina
February 3, 2023

Supreme Court affirms Kefas Agbu as Taraba PDP guber candidate

Justice Emmanuel Agim dismissed the appeal brought before it by Professor Jerome Nyameh challenging the May 25, 2022 Taraba governorship primary election that produced Mr Kefas.

Kefas Agbu
February 2, 2023

Supreme court dismisses suit against Oyetola’s participation in Osun poll

A judgment by a five-member panel of justices led by Centus Nweze held that the appeal by the PDP was without merit.

Oyetola and Adeleke
February 1, 2023

Supreme Court sacks ex-PDP senator Bwacha as Taraba APC guber candidate

Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, who led a five-man panel, over a judgement of an appeal court and upholded the ruling of the high court.

Senator Emmanuel Bwacha
February 1, 2023

Lawan v. Machina: Supreme Court to deliver judgement Feb. 6

APC claimed that the primary election conducted on May 27, 2022 which produced Mr Machina is unknown to law because it was conducted by unlawful people.

Ahmad Lawan and Bashir Machina
January 30, 2023

Court dismisses suit seeking Buhari’s sack, cancellation of 2023 elections

A former presidential candidate of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP), Ambrose Owuru, filed the suit against Mr Buhari.

Muhammadu Buhari and Ambrose Owuru
January 16, 2023

Supreme Court: PDP members accuse Ihedioha of plotting Onyereri’s disqualification

“Stakeholders of the party in Orlu zone have vehemently declared Chief Emeka Ihedioha persona non grata for ‘masterminding’ the loss.”

Jones Onyereri and Emeka Ihedioha
January 14, 2023

Espionage: Iran executes British-Iranian ex-politician Alireza Akbari

Iranian security authorities accused him of passing secret information to British intelligence, to which Mr Alireza Akbari had denied.

Alireza Akbari
January 14, 2023

Supreme Court sacks Obong of Calabar, orders fresh election

The apex court upheld a much earlier ruling by the Appeal Court in Calabar that the selection process of the Obong was marred with irregularities.

Obong of Calabar, Édidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu
January 11, 2023

Supreme Court to deliver judgment on Jigawa APC guber ticket Friday

The Supreme Court is to deliver judgment on Friday in the legal battle over the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa.

The Supreme Court of Nigeria